Loganair has announced new air services for Inverness, Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles next year – with links to England and Norway.
Loganair has signalled fares will rise again on flights to Shetland from Aberdeen after rival Flybe announced it was quitting the route – ending “Air Wars” which have provided a mini tourism boost for the isles.
Flybe has confirmed it will pull out of routes to and from Shetland in early January - only four months after it went head to head with former franchise partner Loganair.
A defeat at Holyrood has left the Scottish Government with “no choice” but to help save lifeline ferries in the northern isles, it was claimed last night.
The Scottish Government will be challenged this week to safeguard the future of lifeline ferry services in the northern isles.
A woman was evacuated after a fire was discovered in an adjacent property on Shetland.
The wife of a man seriously injured when he was catapulted from a cherry picker has praised the “selfless” passerby who rushed to his aid.
One of the most dramatic rescues in Shetland’s modern history was commemorated this weekend with a wreath-laying ceremony at the site of the grounding of the Green Lily off the island of Bressay.
A Shetland woman has told how a new pet that she believes came from an illegal puppy farm in Aberdeenshire arrived in such poor condition that it has been given a 50/50 chance of survival.
A man who admitted a number of charges including possessing a knife in a public place and assaulting a man by repeatedly attempting to stab him with a fork has been remanded in custody ahead of sentencing.
The Lerwick lifeboat, Lerwick harbour’s pilot boat Knab and the Sumburgh-based coastguard helicopter were called out yesterday morning after a Norwegian fishing boat with 10 crew on board started taking on water just north of Bressay.
A sinking fishing boat with 10 people on board has been rescued off Shetland today.
Vandals in Shetland have damaged an ambulance so badly it is being taken out of service.
Scottish tourism bosses have confirmed nearly two-thirds of their tourist information centres will close as part of a “radical” move, designed to meet the increasingly digital needs of visitors.
A 27-year-old man from County Durham was sent to prison for seven months after having been caught drink driving three times in a matter of months.
A man who subjected his wife to nearly three decades of “depraved and cruel” behaviour described as being at times “almost cult-like” has been sent to prison for more than two and half years.
Youngsters on Shetland now have a brand new high school following the local authority’s biggest ever building project.
A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged following an incident in a car park on Shetland.
A Lewick man has admitted supplying drugs after being found on the NorthLink ferry with £2,500 of cannabis.
New figures have revealed that the number of drivers caught using mobile phones at the wheel in the north has plummeted in the wake of tougher laws which came into force this year.
Police have confirmed they are investigating a thrill-seeker who climbed to the top of Buchan Alpha oil rig in Shetland while dressed as Spiderman.
A plane left the runway at Sumburgh Airport in Shetland earlier this year because of a pilot error, the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has ruled.
A Shetland man who admitted subjecting his wife to nearly three decades of “depraved and cruel” behaviour has had his sentence deferred.
An Inverness man has been jailed for a year after attacking his roommate with an iPad and a bedside lamp.
A woman whose car overturned into a ditch after she misjudged an overtaking manoeuvre in Shetland has been disqualified from driving for one year.
Global fashion label Alexander McQueen has been accused of short changing a family-run craft business in Shetland by prominently displaying an image of one of its products on a catwalk runway.
Drugs suspected to be heroin were discovered during searches of two houses in the Lerwick area of Shetland yesterday. Three men – aged 20, 32 and 36 – have been charged with drug offences. A report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal and two of the men remain in police custody.
An 85.98% exam pass rate of Western Isles pupils achieving National 5 in S4 was higher than the national figure of 79.5%.
Three people have been transferred to hospitals on the mainland following a two-vehicle crash near Voe in Shetland in the early hours of Saturday.
Nurses in the north and north-east could still be owed millions of pounds in backdated holiday pay, it has emerged.
Inquiries are being made by police in Shetland after two reports were received about boats travelling close to pods of orcas earlier this week.
A couple from Lerwick enjoyed an unforgettable bonus when one of their friends arranged for renowned UK comedian Phill Jupitus to gatecrash their wedding at the weekend.